from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having stamens but lacking pistils: staminate flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having stamens, but (typically) no pistils.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with stamens; producing stamens.
  • adj. Having stamens, but lacking pistils.
  • transitive v. To indue with stamina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany: Furnished with or producing stamens.
  • Producing stamens, but no pistils: said of certain flowers.
  • To endue with stamina.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of fertilizing female organs


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